Voice Lesson

Singing lessons

Lessons are based on the needs of each singer and focus on technique, vocal health, and performance.

I work with singers of all levels from beginners and people who just like to sing to experienced professionals. Appointments are available Mondays through Saturdays.

I look forward to singing with you very soon!

Bentley Voice Zoom Lesson
Skype Lesson

Online lessons

With singing lessons using Zoom, Skype, or FaceTime, you can learn to sing from the comfort of your own home, vocalize and warm-up while on the road or at a gig, or simply schedule lessons whenever is most convenient.

All you need is a mobile device or computer with an internal or external microphone and webcam, and a good Internet connection. Zoom, Skype, or FaceTime lessons can be purchased in advance of our lesson by clicking on the Rates & Payments page.

In-person lessons

Bentley Voice Studio is located in Carmel, New York (in Putnam County), just sixty miles north of New York City.

Studio features include:

  • Piano
  • Transposing keyboard
  • Guitar
  • Music book library
  • Comfortable waiting room area


Breathing and posture

Registration and tone

Increased range, belting

Releasing tension

Speech enhancement

Vocal Health

Vocal maintenance

Voice preservation

Good rehearsal habits

Voice care while touring

Long-term vocal health


Audition prep

Song interpretation



Reducing Anxiety

Vocal Styles

Musical Theater



Pop Music

Rock Music

Ian in Bizet's Carmen

Ian holds a BM in Vocal Performance from New York University, a MM in Opera Performance from Binghamton University, a Certificate in Vocology from the University of Utah, and is a proud Estill Master Trainer.

He is a member of the:

  • National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • New York Singing Teachers Association
Bentley Voice Studio

Ian Bentley is a tenor and a National Center for Voice and Speech trained vocologist, who has been teaching voice in and around NYC for the past 20 years.

He works with singers of all levels from beginners and people who just like to sing to experienced professionals.

His students have appeared on and off-Broadway, in film and television, toured with bands, recorded on major record labels, and received accolades from numerous performing arts organizations.

Come sing with Ian

Ian has been on the faculty at The Diller-Quaile School of Music since 2010, at Little Red School House since 2007, and formerly taught group and private voice lessons at Binghamton University. He is the winner of the:

  • Clifford/Levy Creativity Grant, The Diller-Quaile School of Music
  • Hall of Fame, Warner Theater
  • Carlotta Savoca Memorial Award
  • Tri-Cities Opera Guild Scholarship
  • Achievement in Performance Award, Binghamton University
  • Full Scholarship, Binghamton University

Schedule a lesson now!